All students registered in the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program in Community Health Sciences are required to complete a 400 hour field experience in an appropriate setting. Settings may include hospitals, managed care organizations, government agencies or departments, community organizations, advocacy programs or other related health setting.
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Field Studies Placement
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The Individualized International Health Professional Training Program (IIHP) is a six- or nine-month (two- or three-quarter) program, designed to enhance the impact of public health and medical professionals in the global field of Public Health. IIHP is for students currently enrolled in non-US professional medical or health science graduate programs, public health and medical professionals with an undergraduate degree currently employed in public health settings outside the US, and individuals residing outside the US with a strong background and interest in public health.
CHS 100: Community Health Sciences, required for all non-CHS MPH students and undergraduate public health minors, and CHS 130: Nutrition and Health will be offered during Summer Session A, June 23- August 1, 2014.
Incoming UCLA students and non-UCLA students are welcome to register.
PhD Candidate Goleen Samari is one of 24 recipients awarded the 2014 Diplomacy & Diversity Fellowship by Humanity in Action. Fellows will meet with influential leaders from governments, corporations, and nongovernmental organizations to explore how American and European governments and nongovernmental actors are responding to a wide variety of international issues with a focus on issues of pluralism.
Professor Emerita Virginia Li's letter to the LA Times editor was published this weekend addressing why so much food is wasted at LAUSD.